African Plant Database

Thesium unyikense Engl.
Protologue : Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 30: 306 (1901) 
Information on the genus : Thesium
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Thesium tetragonum A.W. Hill (1910)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Perennial herb with a woody, thickly disk-shaped rootstock 2-4 cm ?, and with numerous short scaly vegetative buds at crown elongating into stems; plants drying grey-green; stems numerous, grey-green, erect or decumbent, 5-40 cm long, […]
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Ecology : Upland grassland, woodland, scrub; damp places in Brachystegia woodland, by streams, dambo edges, or on drier ground. 950-2300 m alt.
  Variable in size of flowers: tube 0,6-1,2 mm long, lobes 1-1,8 mm long.
  T. bequaertii is very similar and may be only a form of T. unyikense (fide Hilliard in Fl. Zambes.), and intermediates between them seem to occur.[…]
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